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Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper

Item # 74860
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Key Features

  • Attractive yet functional rugged cushion

  • Rotomolded, UV-resistant, marine-grade vinyl

  • 18" tall

  • 5" diameter


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dock_edge This large, durable bumper adds an attractive yet functional rugged cushion to the leg pipes of your docking system. Made of rotomolded, UV-resistant marine-grade vinyl for lasting protection against scrapes and dings from protruding bolts. 18" tall. 5" dia. Fits up to 2"-diameter post.
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Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper

Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper

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Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper
 
4.6

(based on 34 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (30)
  • Safe (15)
  • Easy to install (12)
  • Reliable (12)
  • Holds boat securely (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Docks (27)
    • Large boats (8)
    • Small boats (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Advanced (13), Casual/ recreational (13), Recreational (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (21)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Torpedo Post Bumper Could Be Improved

    First off I was unable to speak with a company rep (after three attempts) who had actually held one of these bumpers in his/her hands. Info provided turned out to be incorrect. ...Read complete review

    First off I was unable to speak with a company rep (after three attempts) who had actually held one of these bumpers in his/her hands. Info provided turned out to be incorrect. I was able to cut the bumper with a hacksaw and use it. The problem is that none of the marketing photos show the "back" side of the bumper. As is you cannot use this bumper on a dock post where a dock roof is tied in to the post on which the bumper is supposed to go. Suggested Improvements: 1) Make both ends of the bumper the same so that it can snap around the post instead of having to slip on over the top of the post. 2)Put two "grooves" on the bumper, one at each end to accommodate a large "hose-clamp" to secure the bumper to the post. I had to alter the bumper by cutting the one end of the bumper from top to bottom so that I could get the bumper around the dock post without having to remove the steel roof of the dock. It works fine now and both ends affix to the dock post in the same manner. This change will be an easy but significant change to this product. Also, just a question: How can you work for a company as a "product specialist" having never seen or handled the actual product?

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    Too small for big pontoon boats

    They are too small for the big tubes of the new pontoon boats. I ended up getting old car tires and putting them on the dock

    They are too small for the big tubes of the new pontoon boats. I ended up getting old car tires and putting them on the dock

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    5.0

    great product

    By Tom

    from Battle Lake, MN

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Docks

      Comments about Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper:

      Great product for my use. I use this product to cover the chair base on my dock. This base has a couple of hand screws that protrude out and has the potential of scratching my boat. I just put this post bumper over that chair base and I never have to worry about my boat being scratched. So this product fits my need perfectly.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Dock Edge Bumper

      By Indiana Lakes

      from Indiana

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Quality product

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Docks
        • Large Boats
        • Small Boats

        Comments about Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper:

        I needed a few bumpers that would go with another that I had. The ordering process was easy. The price was great. The installation was simple and we now have two additional quality bumpers to go on our dock.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Great protection

        By Mr Smith

        from Bow Lake NH

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use
        • Safe

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Docks
          • Large Boats
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper:

          Love it

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Just what I needed

          By MZ

          from Winsted, Connecticut

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Docks

            Comments about Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper:

            These bumpers easily slip over the 2" posts on my aluminum dock. They provide about 5" outward protection from the pole which is enough to protect your boat or jet ski from banging the dock poles. They fit best on corner poles and have to be manipulated for side poles. Good value for the price.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Just what I wanted

            By GingerGirl

            from Highland, Michigan

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Docks

              Comments about Dock Edge Torpedo Post Bumper:

              Put on the dock poles and they seem to light up at night so it is easier to find the dock and save the side of the boat

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              • Q:

                how do you inflate them do they come with a pump
                Asked on 6/24/2014 by tom from pittsburgh,pa

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  These come ready to use...no pump needed.

                  Answered on 6/26/2014 by Anonymous
              • Q:

                How (specifically) do you install this product (Dock Edge Torpeo Post Bumper)? Do you have to remove the pipe from the dock slide the bumper over the pipe and then "re-attach" the pipe and bumper to the dock? How would you attach this product to the "pipe" when the top of the pipe is part of the structure that holds up a roof that covers the dock? If you are to "slide" the bumper over the pipe, how do you get the "bottom" part of the bumper past the mounting hardware etc. that holds the pipe to the side of the dock? Has ANY
                ONE there actually and personally installed this product on a dock supported by pipes? Is there a "slit" in the back of the bumper (that the photo does not show) that lets you spread it open and sort of snap the bumper around the pipe at the same level as the dock? This product would be perfect if I could figure out how to get it installed. Thanks
                Asked on 6/7/2010 by Anonymous from Des Moines, Iowa

                1 answer

                • A:

                  yes, I have personally installed the bumper, and there is a slit that allows the bottom part of the bumper to "snap" into place. It is a great design!

                  Answered on 4/22/2012 by Craig from Wisc.
              • Q:

                Can they fit a 2 1/2 inch pipe?
                Asked on 7/21/2009 by JD from Byram, NJ

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  No, this will only fit 2" diameter posts.

                  Answered on 12/7/2009 by Justin from Overton's Technician
              • Q:

                Do you have anything that will fit to a 2"x3" aluminum boat lift frame? The dock bumper is nice for a dock,but we need a bumper for the lift frame in rough water situations.
                Asked on 7/18/2009 by Rob from Maine

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  You may want to consider item 37163 as an alternative

                  Answered on 7/21/2009 by Ryan from Overtons
              • Q:

                Can these be installed after the dock is in place without removing the dock post?
                Asked on 5/21/2009 by RB from NH

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Yes. The section that wraps the pole below the dock has an opening where it can slide around the pole. The section above the dock is a closed loop.

                  Answered on 5/26/2009 by Michael from Overtons
              • Q:

                HOW DO THESE ATTACH TO THE POSTS?
                Asked on 5/16/2009 by JOHN

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Slip the top portion of the Torpedo bumper over the leg pipe and slide it down to the dock surface. Flex the bumper to go over the mounting bracket on the dock face board and spread the lower flange (opened back) to slip over the leg pipe that is below the face board. Inflate as desired.

                  Answered on 5/27/2009 by Ryan from Overtons
              • Q:

                How do the bumpers install?
                Asked on 5/12/2009 by William from Ohio

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Slip the top portion of the Torpedo bumper over the leg pipe and slide it down to the dock surface. Flex the bumper to go over the mounting bracket on the dock face board and spread the lower flange (opened back) to slip over the leg pipe that is below the face board. Inflate as desired.

                  Answered on 5/27/2009 by Ryan from Overtons
              • Q:

                Can you tell me how this post bumper secures? Does it slide over the post or secure in the back? What size (diameter)post can it accomodate? Thanks!
                Asked on 5/12/2009 by JD

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Slip the top portion of the Torpedo bumper over the leg pipe and slide it down to the dock surface. Flex the bumper to go over the mounting bracket on the dock face board and spread the lower flange (opened back) to slip over the leg pipe that is below the face board. Inflate as desired. This will accommodate a 2" post

                  Answered on 5/27/2009 by Ryan from Overtons
              • Q:

                Will these bumpers fit over 4'x4' posts?
                Asked on 5/9/2009 by Pat from Lake Kemp, Seymour, Texas

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Pat - These will not fit over 4X4 posts. They are designed to fit the ~ 2" round leg pipes that are used on docks.

                  Answered on 5/12/2009 by merchandiser from Overtons
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